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USSB11IntroAllows the first person nominated and appointed as Secretary of Defense after 12:01 p.m. (Eastern Standard Time) on January 20, 2021, to be a person who is, on the date of appointment, at least four years after relief from active duty as a commission...
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2021-03-06
Motion to proceed to consideration of measure made in Senate.
USHB876IntroTo direct the Under Secretary for Health of the Department of Veterans Affairs to provide certain information to Department of Veterans Affairs medical center staff and homelessness service providers regarding the Coordinated Entry program, and for o...
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2021-02-05
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB39IntroRequires the Department of Veterans Affairs to distribute a payment of $25,000 to U.S. merchant marines who engaged in qualified service during World War II. To be eligible, an individual must apply for the benefit and must not have received benefits...
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2021-02-04
To House Subcommittee on Disability Assistance and Memorial Affairs
USHB67IntroRequires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to contract with the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine to report on the deaths of covered veterans who died by suicide during the last five years, regardless of whether informat...
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2021-02-04
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHR50IntroThis resolution supports the naming of new or undedicated Department of Veterans Affairs facilities after women veterans and minority veterans to reflect the diversity of all who have served in the Armed Forces.
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2021-02-04
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB109IntroRequires the Department of Veterans Affairs to establish the Electronic Health Record Advisory Committee to provide guidance regarding the implementation of and transition to an electronic health record system.
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2021-02-04
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB110IntroUpdates the Program of Comprehensive Assistance for Family Caregivers of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), including by requiring the VA to continue to provide assistance to a family caregiver for at least six months after the death of a veter...
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2021-02-04
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHB112IntroExpands the availability of care for veterans at Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) facilities and non-VA facilities. Specifically, the bill requires the VA to furnish hospital care, medical services, and extended care services via providers under t...
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2021-02-04
To House Subcommittee on Health
USHR98IntroThis resolution recognizes the Department of Minnesota Veterans of Foreign Wars for 100 years of dutiful service to veterans across Minnesota.
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2021-02-04
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSB219IntroIncreases the amount of specified Department of Veterans Affairs benefit payments for veterans (or their survivors) who require aid at home or are in nursing homes. Specifically, the bill increases such benefits by 25% until 60 days after the end of ...
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2021-02-04
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB789IntroIncreases the amount of specified Department of Veterans Affairs benefit payments for veterans (or their survivors) who require aid at home or are in nursing homes. Specifically, the bill increases such benefits by 25% until 60 days after the end of ...
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2021-02-04
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSB221IntroEstablishes a grant program for collaborative efforts between the United States and Israel to advance research on post-traumatic stress disorders. The Department of Defense, in coordination with the Department of Veterans Affairs and the Department o...
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2021-02-04
To Senate Foreign Relations Committee
USHB852IntroEstablishes a grant program for collaborative efforts between the United States and Israel to advance research on post-traumatic stress disorders. The Department of Defense, in coordination with the Department of Veterans Affairs and the Department o...
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2021-02-04
To House Armed Services Committee
USHB800IntroTo amend title 38, United States Code, to direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to give preference to local contractors, and for other purposes.
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2021-02-04
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB845IntroAuthorizes the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to waive the requirement that a veteran make co-payments for medications, hospital care, nursing home care, and medical services in certain situations. Specifically, a veteran may have such co-paymen...
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2021-02-04
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSB189IntroProvides that whenever there is a cost-of-living increase in benefits for Social Security recipients, the Department of Veterans Affairs shall increase by the same percentage the amounts payable for veterans' disability compensation, additional compe...
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2021-02-03
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSB194IntroProvides for inpatient and outpatient treatment of eating disorders under TRICARE for dependents of members of the uniformed services. Dependents are eligible for such care regardless of their age, except with respect to residential service. The bill...
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2021-02-03
To Senate Armed Services Committee
USSB202IntroRequires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to furnish veterans who are enrolled in the VA health care system with emergency treatment at non-VA facilities during the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) public health emergency. The VA may ...
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2021-02-03
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB746IntroRequires the Department of Veterans Affairs to get a medical opinion to determine if a service-connected disability was the principal or contributory cause of death in situations where a veteran's death certificate identifies COVID-19 (i.e., coronavi...
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2021-02-03
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB765IntroRequires the directors of medical facilities of the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to submit to the VA and Congress an annual fact sheet containing specified information about their facility of jurisdiction (e.g., the number of veterans treated ...
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2021-02-03
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB711IntroTo amend the West Los Angeles Leasing Act of 2016 to authorize the use of certain funds received pursuant to leases entered into under such Act, and for other purposes.
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2021-02-02
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSB156IntroA bill to permit reenrollment and establishment by retiree beneficiaries of monthly enrollment fee payment for TRICARE Select at any time during 2021, and for other purposes.
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2021-02-02
To Senate Armed Services Committee
USHB686IntroImposes security-related requirements with respect to political appointees in the Executive Office of the President. Under this bill, such a political appointee (1) may be employed in the office only if the appointment is clearly consistent with nati...
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2021-02-02
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB707IntroDirects the Speaker of the House of Representatives and the President pro tempore of the Senate to award a Congressional Gold Medal to the 23rd Headquarters Special Troops and the 3133d Signal Service Company, known as the Ghost Army, collectively, i...
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2021-02-02
To House Financial Services Committee
USHCR13IntroThis concurrent resolution recognizes the difficult challenges Black veterans faced when returning home after serving in the Armed Forces, their heroic military sacrifices, and their patriotism in fighting for equal rights and for the dignity of a pe...
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2021-02-01
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHCR12IntroThis concurrent resolution calls for the Citizens' Stamp Advisory Committee to recommend that the Postmaster General issue a commemorative postage stamp honoring the Buffalo Soldiers.
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2021-02-01
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHR81IntroThis resolution expresses the opposition of the House of Representatives to any plans by the Department of Defense to deliver COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) vaccines to prisoners held at United States Naval Station, Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, u...
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2021-02-01
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHR74IntroThis resolution recognizes Black History Month as an important time to reflect on the significant contributions of African Americans in the history of the United States, including in the Armed Forces.
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2021-02-01
To House Armed Services Committee
USHB637IntroTo direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to provide retraining assistance to certain veterans unemployed by reason of the COVID-19 public health emergency.
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2021-02-01
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHR71IntroThis resolution expresses the gratitude of the House of Representatives to the members of the National Guard and law enforcement agencies who were deployed to the District of Columbia to ensure a safe and secure environment for the 59th inauguration.
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2021-01-28
To House Armed Services Committee
USHB617IntroProhibits the Department of Veterans Affairs from requiring a co-payment or other cost sharing for qualifying preventive services related to COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019). A qualifying preventive service is intended to prevent or mitigate...
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2021-01-28
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB584IntroRequires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to furnish veterans who are enrolled in the VA health care system with emergency treatment at non-VA facilities during the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus disease 2019) public health emergency. The VA may ...
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2021-01-28
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSB89IntroRequires the Department of Veterans Affairs to get a medical opinion to determine if a service-connected disability was the principal or contributory cause of death in situations where a veteran's death certificate identifies COVID-19 (i.e., coronavi...
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2021-01-28
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSB134IntroA bill to direct the Secretary of Veterans Affairs to carry out a retraining assistance program for unemployed veterans, and for other purposes.
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2021-01-28
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB624IntroProhibits the use of federal funds to close or realign Marine Corps Recruit Depot, Parris Island, South Carolina, or to conduct any planning or other activity related to such closure or realignment.
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2021-01-28
To House Armed Services Committee
USSB102IntroA bill to amend the West Los Angeles Leasing Act of 2016 to authorize the use of certain funds received pursuant to leases entered into under such Act, and for other purposes.
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2021-01-28
To Senate Veterans' Affairs Committee
USSB70IntroAuthorizes members of the National Guard to perform, at the request of a state and in connection with training or other duty, cybersecurity operations or missions to protect critical infrastructure.
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2021-01-27
To Senate Armed Services Committee
USSB38IntroRequires the federal government to pay states for 100% of the cost of National Guard duty for a mission assignment validated by the Federal Emergency Management Agency pursuant to certain declarations related to the COVID-19 (i.e., coronavirus diseas...
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2021-01-25
To Senate Armed Services Committee
USHB475IntroModifies the extension of dependent coverage under TRICARE by allowing a dependent under the age of 26 to be covered without an additional premium. Additionally, the bill authorizes such coverage of dependents without a premium regardless of whether ...
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2021-01-25
To House Armed Services Committee
USHB492IntroPermanently extends the authorization for the Department of Veterans Affairs to provide financial assistance for supportive services for very low-income veteran families in permanent housing.
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2021-01-25
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB464IntroReorganizes nuclear forensics and attribution activities of the federal government. Specifically, the bill transfers nuclear forensics activities currently performed by the Department of Homeland Security to the National Nuclear Security Administrati...
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2021-01-25
To House Energy And Commerce Committee
USHB335PassAllows the first person nominated and appointed as Secretary of Defense after 12 p.m. (Eastern Standard Time) on January 20, 2021, to be a person who is, on the date of appointment, at least four years after relief from active duty as a commissioned ...
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2021-01-22
Became Public Law No: 117-1.
USSB21IntroExtends to November 25, 2025, the period of temporary authority for the Department of Defense (DOD) to extend contracts and leases under the Armament Retooling and Manufacturing Support Program (i.e., ARMS initiative). The authority allows DOD to ext...
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2021-01-22
To Senate Armed Services Committee
USSB12IntroAllows the first person nominated and appointed as Secretary of Defense after 12 p.m. (Eastern Standard Time) on January 20, 2021, to be a person who is, on the date of appointment, at least four years after relief from active duty as a commissioned ...
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2021-01-21
Placed on Senate Legislative Calendar under General Orders. Calendar No. 3.
USHB430IntroProhibits the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) from denying a veteran any VA benefit due to participation in a state-approved marijuana program. For veterans participating in these approved programs, the VA must ensure its health care providers (1...
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2021-01-21
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHR49IntroThis resolution expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that the U.S. Postal Service should issue a commemorative stamp series honoring women veterans.
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2021-01-19
To House Oversight and Reform Committee
USHB359IntroAuthorizes individuals who are entitled to educational assistance under the Post-9/11 GI Bill to apply amounts of such assistance to repay federal student loans for up to 36 months. The bill sets a cap and annual cost-of-living increases for the amou...
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2021-01-19
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB344IntroRequires the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) to conduct a nationwide analysis of the need for women-specific VA programs that treat and rehabilitate women veterans with drug and alcohol dependency. Based on the findings of the analysis, the VA mu...
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2021-01-19
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
USHB364IntroAllows covered veterans to receive coverage under TRICARE Select, a health care program of the Department of Defense (DOD). Veterans covered by this bill include those with service-connected disabilities, former prisoners of war, Purple Heart recipie...
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2021-01-19
To House Armed Services Committee
USHB345IntroRequires the Department of Veterans Affairs to provide abortion counseling to a veteran who has an unwanted pregnancy.
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2021-01-19
To House Veterans' Affairs Committee
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